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Below is the latest news and analysis about recent activities of Middle Eastern Real Estate Investors. For a full list of Middle Eastern Real Estate Investors you can check the Middle East Investors Directory which has been published since 2007 and contains listing and email addresses of Middle Eastern Real Estate Investors as well as other investor from the region.

 Middle East investors to spend $15 billion per year in global real estate

cbreAn average of $15 billion per year will flow out of the Middle East into direct real estate globally in the near-term, with investors from the region increasingly targeting U.S markets, according to the latest research from global property advisor CBRE Group.

The Middle East continues to be one of the most important sources of cross-regional capital into the global real estate market, with $14 billion invested outside of the home region in 2014 — the third largest source of capital globally. (Qatar was by far the largest source of outbound capital with $4.9 billion invested. Saudi Arabia has emerged as a significant new source of capital globally, investing $2.3 billion in 2014, up from almost no reported investment in 2013.)

To see listing and contact emails of Middle East real estate investors, check the Middle East Investors Directory.

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 Middle East investors to spend $180 billion in global real estate over next decade

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CBRE Group, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is reporting that Middle Eastern investors are expected to spend $180 billion in commercial real estate markets outside of their own region over the next decade.

Just in 2013, the commercial real estate investments of Middle East investors has been $13 billion, $5 billion of which by non-SWF and individual investors. At the moment their investment appetite is focused on Europe, but the share of investment in America is increasing - CBRE research shows. (You can listen to an interview with a CBRE head of research here. Also check recent DubaiBeat.com news on Katara Hospitaly which acquired five luxury European hotels here.)

To see listing and contact emails of investors from the Middle East, check our recently updated Middle East Investors Directory

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 Bahrain investment firm acquires US real estate assets valued at $250 million

investcorp.jpgBahrian-based investment firm Investcorp announced that its US-based real estate arm has acquired a group of high quality office and retail assets in the greater Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and New York areas valued at $250 million.

Since 1995, Investcorp has acquired more than 200 properties with a total value of approximately $10 billion. The firm currently has more than $4 billion of property and debt funds under management.

Investcorp is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code OR30.

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 Middle East investors drive European commercial property market

arab-commercial-realestate.jpgMiddle East investors are the major drivers of increased activity in the European commercial real estate market, twice of all Far East investors combined - the global consultancy firm CBRE reports.

In the first half of 2013, investors from the Middle East have increased investment activity, accounting for 21 percent of cross-border transactions, almost twice the 11 percents of far east investors. Half of the total comes from the region’s sovereign wealth funds. Transactions from Middle Eastern buyers show a strong bias towards London (nearly 50 percent of the total) and offices.

To see listing and contact emails of real estate investors from the Middle East, check our Middle East Investors Directory

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 Saudi investors of Alkhabeer acquired real estate in Houston

alkhabeer-US.jpgAlkhabeer Capital, a Saudi-based investment firm announced the acquisition of an office building in Houston.

The property is located in The Energy Corridor, Houston’s top performing and rapidly strengthening submarket, which is home to several of the world’s largest energy companies as well as over 300 multinational companies. As DubaiBeat reported on September 2012 Alkhabeer had launched a $400 million fund and invests globally - specially in UK and US.

Alkhabeer Capital is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code BFD18.

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 Abu Dhabi investment firm ADIC buys stake in Tokyo property

logo-ADIC2.jpgA consortium of international property investors including Abu Dhabi Investment Council have agreed to buy a prominent Tokyo office building for $1 billion.

It will be Japan's biggest property investment including foreign investors since the 2008-09 global financial crisis. The group, led by property investor Asia Pacific Land, includes Abu Dhabi Investment Council, Japan's Secured Capital Investment Management Co and C.V. Starr & Co Inc, which is run by the billionaire former chief executive of American International Group - Reuters is reporting.

Abu Dhabi Investment Council is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code EM01.

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 Kuwait Investors acquired land in Morocco for $53 million

kuwait-taameer.jpgKuwait investors of Taameer Real Estate Investment have acquired a plot of land in Morocco for $53 million to develop a real estate project - Kuwait News Agency reports.

The project will involve the construction of a hotel, a mall, villas, and residential apartments, Fawaz Al Bader, the company's chief executive said, according to Zawya Dow Jones, adding that the plot of land, valued at KWD1.2 million, covers an area of 35,000 square meters in Tangier city.

To see more Real Estate investors from the Middle East like Taameer, check our Middle East Investors Directory

 Alkhabeer Capital to launch a $400 million fund

alkhabeer capitalAlkhabeer Capital, a Saudi-based boutique investment and asset management firm, announced that is currently planning a $400 million investment programme to be rolled out over the next two years - covering region and Europe.

The firm intends to raise three funds targeting a total of $140 million including, for the first time, a fund targeting investments outside of the MENA region. In addition, the firm plans to raise $30 million for a residential development fund specifically in the UK. (The firm is alrady fully invested on its previous Saudi development funds, Alkhabeer Land Development Fund I and Alkhabeer Land Development Fund II)

Alkhabeer Capital is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code BFD18.

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  Middle Eastern investors acquired substantial farming property in Western Australia

  Dubai private investors of Legatum acquired a building at DIFC

  Dubai's Al Habtoor to acquire hotel in Budapest for $80 million

  Dubai conglomerate Al Habtoor eyes Paris, London hotel buys

  UK fund acquired its third real estate asset to lure Middle East investors

  Bahrain investment firm acquires three real estate assets in the US

  Oman State General Reserve Fund acquired Four Seasons Budapest hotel

  Kuwait Finance House acquires logistic services center in Sweden for $70 million

  UAE investors second largest buyers of top properties in London

  GCC investors return to the Manhattan real estate market

  Qatari Diar purchases marina in North Eastern Spain

  Real Estate still popular among UAE investors - Barclays report

  Middle Eastern investors behind 20% of investments in prime central London real estate

  Bahrain investment firm acquired Los Angeles hotel for $40 million

  Investcorp makes three real estate acquisitions in the US worth $120 million

  Middle Eastern buyers investing in UK’s most expensive real estate

  Saudi investors to buy Paris Crillon hotel for $350 million

  Middle Eastern investor bought Monaco flat for $336 million

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